2802, 2020

World premiere: First 48 V electric boat with 50 kW at the Austrian Boat Show in Tulln

The Munich startup Volabo presents a world novelty at the Austrian Boat Show in Tulln. The first electric boat that can generate up to 50 kilowatts at safe voltages of 48 volts. Until now, high performance has meant high voltages of up to 800 volts. But this is not ideal, especially on water. The demonstration boat contains the 48-volt high-performance [...]

2101, 2020

VOLABO secures Series A financing round for its market entry in the boat sector

VOLABO, the start-up company developing the first 48-volt high-performance drives, has successfully completed a seven-digit Series A financing round. The investor is the family-owned company Hechinger with its headquarters in Villingen-Schwenningen. Ottobrunn, 16.01.2020 - After having been self-financing since its foundation in 2016, the company from Ottobrunn today announces its first round of financing. The Hechinger Group is investing a [...]

2001, 2020

VOLABO presents fourth generation of its electric drive

VOLABO GmbH presents the latest generation of its 48-volt electric drive. Generation 4 of the Intelligent Stator Cage Drive (ISCAD for short) is considerably more compact than its predecessor, as the size and weight of the power electronics have been reduced by more than 50 percent. In addition, the power electronics, which also contains the central intelligence of the electric [...]

1810, 2019

VOLABO takes first place at the Arrow Innovators Award

For the third time, Arrow Electronics has presented the Arrow Innovators Award to technology start-ups. With the Innovators Award, Arrow specifically supports and promotes start-ups in the fields of electronics and electrical engineering. VOLABO won the final round against twelve other startups and took the first place. The jury judged the submitted products according to the following criteria: Degree of innovation, [...]

2305, 2019


At the CWIEME Global Awards 2019 in Berlin, VOLABO was awarded no less than three awards! "Start-up of the Year", "E-Motor Design of the Year" and the Grand Prix "Winner of Winners"! The CWIEME Global Awards present outstanding achievements from the entire electrical and manufacturing industry and the CWIEME Berlin trade fair is the world's largest event for coil winding, [...]

605, 2019


The first E-Mobility Days on the grounds of the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Munich were a great success! The location was chosen because of the large test track. There, the visitors could experience various electric vehicles, from scooters to electrified motorcycles to sports cars. For the expert audience there were lectures on the subject of electric mobility. [...]